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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-9
Corporate Name: Alfred W. Morris
Local Name:
Owner Name: Alfred W. Morris
Location: Morrisville
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1875
End Year: 1885
Decades: 1870-1879,1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1875 to 1885
Town: Morrisville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Alfred W. Morris had a sawmill community at Morrisville from 1875 to 1885. He moved this mill to Bowers in Polk County in 1885 and later owned mills at Willis. He is listed in the 1880 Census and employed five workers.
Research Date: 1-12-94 MCJ
Prepared By: M. Johnson